Basis Tucson Primary

3825 E 2nd St
Tucson, AZ 85716
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Basis Tucson Primary serves 789 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Basis Tucson Primary placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 789 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Basis Tucson Primary ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Basis Tucson Primary's student population of 789 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
789 students
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School Rankings

Basis Tucson Primary is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Basis Tucson Primary is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#56 out of 1854 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
18%
3%
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Hispanic
41%
47%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
29%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Graduation Rate
(11-12)
60-69%
78%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Basis Tucson Primary's ranking?
Basis Tucson Primary is ranked #56 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Basis Tucson Primary often compared to?
Basis Tucson Primaryis often viewed alongside schools like Sonoran Science East, Math And Science Success Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Basis Tucson Primary?
The graduation rate of Basis Tucson Primary is 60-69%, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 78%.
How many students attend Basis Tucson Primary?
789 students attend Basis Tucson Primary.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Basis Tucson Primary students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 18% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Black.
What grades does Basis Tucson Primary offer ?
Basis Tucson Primary offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Basis Tucson Primary part of?
Basis Tucson Primary is part of BASIS Charter Schools Inc. (6361) School District.

School Reviews

5   4/5/2010
I am a student and I find this school to be a bit challenging, but filled with fun and academic programs. There are many extracuriccular activities and sports (flag football, volleyball, basketball, tennis, soccer, etc.). Our school's chess club, Science Club, Math Counts Club (and so on) have received MANY awards. All the teachers are kind and I can say likewise for many of the students. Many parents donate money and/or are involved with the school. BASIS Tucson Middle School is an outstanding school that I would recommend to anyone.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - cherr

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 789 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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